"Analyses of 'Martern
aller Arten' and 'Wenn der Freude Thranen fliessen' occupy Chapters 4 and 5, respectively.
Including a number of Mozart's most spectacular and difficult arias ('O, wie will ich triumphieren' twice hits a D2, one of the lowest notes demanded of any voice in opera, while the infamous 'Martern
aller Arten' is considered an outstanding challenge for sopranos), the opera was originally inspired by a contemporary interest in the perceived exotic culture of the Ottoman Empire.
Finally, her dramatic "Martern
aller Arten," an aria she has no doubt sung countless times in recitals, shows off her incredible agility and command of an amazing range.
Schrei / Korper verbogen / in Martern
verstummt / zerschlagen und mit
Manner und Frauen verbunden sich gegen den Russen und martern
Lois had been singing one of Konstanze's big arias, "Martern
aller Arten," since at least 1948, when she performed it at Massey Hall in the Royal Conservatory's annual closing concert, an audacious choice for a 23-year-old student.
Mozart: "Zeffiretti lusinghieri" (Idomeneo); "Martern
aller Arten" (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail); "Alleluja" (Exsultate, Jubilate).
Jennifer Casey Cabot's impressive Konstanze must have been very close to what Mozart had in mind: a mature, sensitive character and a voice that was fully equal to the parts punishing demands, even in the role's showpiece, "Martern
aller Arten" Here was an agile coloratura alone with gleaming top notes and a rich, even tone from bottom to top.
A consummate recitalist and concert singer, Marshall does an equally fine job with Konstanze's taxing, high-lying theatrical arias, particularly "Traurigkeit" and the showpiece "Martern
aller arten." Joining Marshall as her lover, Belmonte, is the honey-toned Leopold Simoneau (a distinguished Canadian Mozartian also heard on five Mozart bonus (tracks).
She had already melted every heart in the house, pouring out her soul in opulent lament, before coming to her show-stopping aria, "Martern
alle Arten," which duly stopped the show.
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